December 16, 2014
The German biodiesel quality management association AGQM started a new test round of biodiesel oxidation stabilizers. The sophisticated tests aim at eliminating possible detrimental interactions of additives when blended with diesel fuel.
December 15, 2014
The updated ASTM D396 Standard Specification for Fuel Oils with the new grade for blends of 6 to 20 percent biodiesel will be finalized and published by ASTM for public use after the usual ASTM review and editing process. It's expected by February.
November 11, 2014
Chico, Calif.-based biodiesel equipment manufacturer Springboard Biodiesel recently introduced its GL95/MC12/BD380 trio to recover more than 99 percent of excess methanol mixed in with the glycerin that's produced when making biodiesel.
September 19, 2014
Blue Sun Biodiesel has received BQ-9000 Producer status from the National Biodiesel Accreditation Commission and the National Biodiesel Board. There are fewer than 50 companies that have achieved this milestone recognition.
September 10, 2014
Biodiesel Magazine talks with industry expert Steve Howell about the busiest six months in biodiesel's history at ASTM.
September 09, 2014
In a Q&A with Biodiesel Magazine, Scott Fenwick, technical director for the National Biodiesel Board, discusses biodiesel fuel quality, ASTM developments and technical progress.
September 04, 2014
Biodiesel producers are looking for a more effective analytical technology with constant monitoring directly at the critical test points. With all the advantages, Eurofins QTA in-line service will become a powerful analytical tool for producers.
September 03, 2014
What's in store for the next print edition
September 02, 2014
There are several steps that producers can take in order to avoid issues related to off-spec fuel and, once a problem has been identified, there are important measures that must be followed to successfully resolve the problem.